[Elance Top 1% Contractor, Top .001% in the Writing/Translation category] I am a college-educated professional editor, proofreader and copywriter working from my home office with availability for your Elance project. I have 15 years of experience writing, editing, proofreading and formatting business communications and marketing collateral in financial services (specifically, Big 4 public accounting, banking and private equity). Recent projects include textbook proofreading; copywriting, editing and formatting eBooks; editing blog articles...
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Sep 4, 2014|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
Mar 25, 2014|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
Mar 19, 2014|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
Mar 5, 2014|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
I primarily use Chicago and AP style guides, and am also proficient with MLA and APA style guides. There are a variety of programs I use to work with client documents, including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Scrivener and others.
I offer meticulous attention to detail in delivering effective editing, proofreading and writing solutions specific to the needs of the client. This includes:
substantive line editing
formatting and design
My expertise includes:
manuscripts, textbooks, eBooks (or e-books or ebooks, depending on the style guide!)
newsletters & press releases
resumes & cover letters
website pages, blogs & articles
I generally work with nonfiction material, including (but not limited to):
Anything not listed here is very likely something I will still be interested in learning about!
I am highly skilled in the following programs and platforms:
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Adobe Creative Suite 5 (InDesign*, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Mac OS X
Google Drive/Google Docs/Dropbox
*I love and work primarily in InDesign of all the CS5 programs. I use this program to build books, eBooks, brochures, flyers, etc.
Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA)
American Copy Editors...
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